Built in Chicago: Meet the Women Inspiring Chicago Tech Professionals to Hit New Heights

Where do women in tech go for professional inspiration? Some look to trailblazers who are well-known for being one of the first or few women to shatter a specific pane in the glass ceiling. For Julie Myerholtz, chief information security officer (CISO) at Grainger, that person is Dawn Cappelli, a cybersecurity expert and groundbreaking CISO. For Sara George, a PMO manager at Cisco Meraki, Madeleine Albright helped her forge her path.

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